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Surfing in Aviones, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Skill Level:
All Surfers
Best Wind Direction:
South, Southwest
Puerto Rico is situated in the northeastern Caribbean and consists of an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands. The climate here is classified as tropical marine climate, with an average temperature of 82.4°F/ 28°C, throughout the year. Although it is a small island, the smallest island of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico provides superb natural surroundings, countless adventure experiences and many places of historical interest.

Aviones is without a doubt one of the best surf spots in Puerto Rico. It is situated in Pinones, a beautiful area, just a short drive from San Juan. The site provides very consistent surf and is suitable for both the novice and advanced surfer.

The swell sizes usually start from 1 m/3 ft and can hold up to 2 m/6 ft. In addition, the ideal tide position is all tides and the optimum wind direction is from the south and southwest. Furthermore, the best swell direction is from the north and northwest. Aviones offers both left and right hand waves. Keep in mind that it is usually very crowded.

After your performance, do not miss a trip to Pinones, where you can admire superb natural beauty and taste delicious dishes from the local cuisine, in a more traditional atmosphere than in the capital city. Finally, Puerto Rico has a great number of surf schools, in case you want to learn the basics or improve your technique. Note: be careful of rocks.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM San Juan
18.3km/11.4mi, 18mins
Head east on Avenida Juan Ponce de León to Calle Reverendo Gerardo Dávila. Take the exit for PR-1 S. Slight left at PR-1 S. Take the exit on the left onto Expreso Román Baldorioty de Castro. Continue to PR-26. Take the Avenida Los Gobernadores. Keep right to continue toward Carretera Boca De Cangrejos. Continue towards Carretera Boca De Cangrejos. Continue to PR-187.
BY AIR
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport ,
15km/9.3miles 17mins drive
BY TRAIN

You can visit this website for further information about Tren Urbano.

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